Ford House Holiday Tours 2018

Ford House Holiday Tours 2018 – The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House (Ford House) historic estate celebrates the Christmas and Holiday Season with

specially themed tours and events. Many of these events sell out in advance. Please check for complete schedule.

Ford House Holiday Tours 2018

Holiday Belles House Tour
Noon-7:30p Wednesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4p Sundays from November 23 – January 6
“Select rooms of the historic Grosse Pointe Shores estate will be decorated as they were for receptions for Josephine “Jo” Clay Ford (Ingle) and Martha “Muffy” Parke Ford (Morse) with “winter wonderland” themed décor and Lynn McNaughton Ford (Alandt) and Sheila Firestone Ford (Hamp)’s “fruit and flowers fantasy” décor. The decorations were meticulously re-created based on archival photographs, newspaper articles, family scrapbooks and oral histories. In addition to hearing details about the receptions, visitors will also get a glimpse into how the Fords entertained at the estate and Ford family Christmas traditions.” Hurry, these events sell out quickly.

Tours are available noon to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for evening tours can be purchased in advance at Daytime tickets are available onsite, first come, first served, no reservations. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for children ages 6 to 12, free for children 5 and younger, and free for Ford House members. For more information, please visit or call 313-884-4222.

Cookies With Santa
Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays December 2-18 from 4p-7p
“Listen in as your little ones share their Christmas wishes with the elf himself. Santa will make his annual stop in Josephine Ford’s Playhouse to visit with your children. You can snap your own family photos to cherish this holiday moment. Santa will send each child home with one of his favorite sweet treats”. Hurry, these events sell out quickly. UPDATE – Cookies with Santa events are SOLD OUT for 2018

Daytime tour tickets (through the 4:30 tour) are sold at the Visitor Center, first come, first served, no reservations.

Evening tours (5p-7:30p Wednesdays-Saturdays) are sold in advance online advance at

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Road
Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236
Phone – 313-884-4222
In addition to holiday tours, tickets are available to experience a number of holiday events to make the season merry and bright. Reservations are required for special events and may be made at UPDATE 2018 – However, due to construction of new buildings at The Ford House, there are not as many of these holiday events that there have been held previously or will be held in the future.
This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these eventsOakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.
For more info on Ford House Holiday Tours 2018, visit

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